Being a mom

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We’re gearing up to send J5 to preschool, starting this week. It’s been a bit of a rough transition for me as I prepare for my little boy to stop being my really little boy, to a big one. Backpack, and notebook, markers and crayons, paints and glue have been purchased. Schedules set. Lives changing.

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We love you Mom! Happy Mothers’ Day Mom Judy & Lundie Mom Pinner & John

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I have so many Christmas photos to go through from my trip back home, but I just HAD to share this one that makes my heart warm every time I see it. My son and my father: Merry Christmas

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Well, I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus for a while now. Tried to do some pruning of my internet time and extracurricular activities. I’m not exactly “back” but realized that my own blog is the place I want to be. I am going to jump into the Thin Within world with both feet

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Remember last week when I complained about not having enough time to blog? And then, a day or so later I actually posted a somewhat long review on Amy Grant’s new book? Well…that’s not going to happen again any time soon. Why, you ask? Because THIS is what happens when mommy takes 10 minutes to

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The past couple of days have been on auto-pilot. I haven’t been able to be very proactive about ANYTHING. I really dislike those days. The kind where you move in a blur, just responding, reacting, coping. I am hoping that today will be different. But I can already feel that it’s not. Except that I

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I’m not hard of hearing, just distracted. Lord, let my mind point my ears at what matters most. I am so capable of both tuning out and picking up every nuance, it all depends on where my mind is. My attention needs to be clearly focused on this moment, this circumstance, for it is only

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My Mothers’ Day morning started with J4 getting up with J5 and allowing me to sleep in. (Heaven!) Then I got a beautiful Vermont Teddy Bear from J5 (thanks for helping him, Daddy). Those bears are awesome! I’ve collected Teddy Bears over the years and this is one awesome bear – which comes with a